GCC, the GNU Compiler Collection

The GNU Compiler Collection includes front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Ada, Go, and D, as well as libraries for these languages (libstdc++,...). GCC was originally written as the compiler for the GNU operating system. The GNU system was developed to be 100% free software, free in the sense that it respects the user's freedom.

We strive to provide regular, high quality releases, which we want to work well on a variety of native and cross targets (including GNU/Linux), and encourage everyone to contribute changes or help testing GCC. Our sources are readily and freely available via Git and weekly snapshots.

Major decisions about GCC are made by the steering committee, guided by the mission statement.


GNU Tools Cauldron 2023 [2023-09-05]
Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 22-24 2023
GCC 13.2 released [2023-07-27]
GCC 10.5 released [2023-07-07]
GCC Code of Conduct adopted [2023-06-16]
GCC 11.4 released [2023-05-29]
GCC 12.3 released [2023-05-08]
GCC 13.1 released [2023-04-26]
GCC BPF in Compiler Explorer [2022-12-23]
Support for a nightly build of the bpf-unknown-none-gcc compiler has been contributed to Compiler Explorer (aka godbolt.org) by Marc Poulhiès
Modula-2 front end added [2022-12-14]
The Modula-2 programming language front end has been added to GCC. This front end was contributed by Gaius Mulley.
GNU Tools Cauldron 2022 [2022-09-02]
Prague, Czech Republic and online, September 16-18 2022
GCC 12.2 released [2022-08-19]
GCC 10.4 released [2022-06-28]
GCC 9.5 released [2022-05-27]
GCC 12.1 released [2022-05-06]
GCC 11.3 released [2022-04-21]
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Supported Releases

GCC 13.2 (changes)
Status: 2023-07-27 (regression fixes & docs only).
GCC 12.3 (changes)
Status: 2023-05-08 (regression fixes & docs only).
GCC 11.4 (changes)
Status: 2022-04-21 (regression fixes & docs only).
Development: GCC 14.0 (release criteria, changes)
Status: 2023-04-17 (general development).

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